By Jillian Urcelay

1  MARCHON EYEWEAR and ZEISS Vision Care have entered into an exclusive long-term global licensing agreement for optical eyewear and sunglasses.

2  KENMARK EYEWEAR has renewed its exclusive license agreement for the design, development, production and worldwide distribution of eyewear for the Lilly Pulitzer brand, extending the agreement through December 2026.

3  SERENGETI EYEWEAR is moving all of its lens and frame manufacturing and production to Italy, as of spring 2022.

4  MORGENTHAL FREDERICS has partnered with the American Ballet Theatre (ABT) and will donate 50 percent of proceeds from the sale of its Chromoclear acetate collection to ABT Rise, ABT’s program which works to advance diversity in the ballet for students, teachers and administrative interns.

5  SAFILO NORTH AMERICA has announced the appointment of Janet Unger to the position of vice president, brand management, effective October 2021.

6  CHRISTIAN ROTH designers Christian Roth and Eric Domege have stepped down from their eponymous brand Christian Roth.

7  DENON EYEWEAR a new company founded by longtime eyewear executive and CEO Joseph Tallier, has launched a range of optical frames and sunglasses for men and women.

8  MARCHON EYEWEAR and Lacoste have announced the long-term multi-year renewal of their global eyewear licensing agreement.

9  MEI won the SILMO d’Or 2021 in the “Material/Equipment” category with the new EasyFit trend.

10  SMITH has announced the launch of Imprint 3D Technology, debuting in a first-to-market custom crafted 3D printed snow goggle.